IoT Industry and Vertical Markets
Consumer packaged goods companies are uncovering new, valuable uses for IoT technologies that weren't possible a few years ago. MOBI's Josh Garett explains the intersection of IoT and CPG.
It is critical to prepare for an IoT deployment strategically. More With Mobile's Ken Figueredo outlines what a holistic IoT strategy looks like and how to prepare for the future of IoT.
With the number of physical objects consumers interact with daily growing, it is wise for companies to evaluate which products could be a gateway to a larger service model. EPAM Continuum's Eric ...
While internet service providers have become an invisible brand in many households, the smart home movement presents an opportunity which Calix's Michael Weening says ISPs cannot ignore.
OSIsoft's Richard Beeson explains what we can apply from South Korea's Miracle on the Han River to ensure a successful digital transformation in cities, governments and organizations today
A number of key IoT trends stood out at Mobile World Congress Americas, from smart cities to connected retail to IIoT. ADRF's Greg Najjar discusses.
Mission-critical IoT systems require reliable, secure networks. Ondas Networks' Kathy Nelson describes why the new industrial-grade wireless standard 802.16s is a suitable option for the industrial ...
Connected devices -- and the people they connect -- are having a major impact on healthcare, retail consumer packaged goods industries. Infor's Guy Courtin outlines the benefits and challenges.
IoT implementations are often like school science projects, says Red Hat's James Kirkland. With so much new and unknown, there's a lot of experimentation. Plus, even the best IoT plans need ...
The key connected car success is getting them all 'talking.' Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick explains why network standardization and interoperability is key to starting the conversation and keeping ...
IoT, artificial intelligence and other new technologies create a number of digital systems for the agriculture industry, providing better visibility to the farmer. Karina Popova discusses.
Z-Wave Alliance's Mitchell Klein explains why the marriage of smart homes and insurtech can help insurance models evolve, become more efficient and improve customer experience and satisfaction.
IoT brings new sources of customer data together that allows retailers to uncover missed opportunities, says StoreAdvise's Dan Natale, and provide the insights needed to turn these opportunities ...
App development companies need to adopt IoT to stay relevant and improve their mobile app development process. Hyperlink InfoSystem's Harnil Oza outlines how to get started.
As a field requiring constant evolution and experimentation, marketing can greatly benefit from the power IoT data has to offer. Nexsoftsys' James Warner explains.
To get the most from IoT projects, we need to bridge the IT-facilities divide. ServiceChannel's Hugues Meyrath explains why and offers tips to help bring IT and facilities together.
Today we have many unicorns trotting about the business landscape, but where are they in IoT? OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto discusses potential unicorns in IoT and who we may see in the space.
A recent PwC report find 20% of companies adopting bleeding-edge IoT technology are in APAC -- why are the U.S. and EU falling short? Nozomi Networks' Andrea Carcano takes a look.
Cybersecurity for IIoT devices is still very much in the early development stages. NCP engineering's Julian Weinberger discusses the IoT threats on ICSes and offers tips to ensure ICS security.
5G is coming -- is your organization prepared? VoldDB's Madhup Mishra outlines considerations enterprises should keep in mind when developing their 5G and IoT data strategy.
IoT is having a major impact on the world. XongoLabs' Ankit Patel outlines seven categories in which IoT will be a game-changer now and in the future.
Growing from IoT infancy into IoT adult is far from over. Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood outlines the journey and explores why IoT service providers are learning to work together to create a ...
Healthcare is seeing some of the greatest impact from IoT, creating a new category of connected health devices. VivaLNK's Jiang Li outlines five lessons IoT in healthcare can learn from the broader ...
The fourth Industrial Revolution, Manufacturing 4.0, is in full swing. AppDirect's Emanuel Bertolin offers four strategic actions to consider when planning for the new era of smart manufacturing.
From flood damage to leaking pipes, the internet of things is emerging as a critical component to managing water resources and updating legacy infrastructure. Particle's Zach Supalla discusses.
Connecting IIoT devices while ensuring performance, coverage, scalability and security -- without breaking the bank -- requires the proper wireless standard. Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni ...
Converging IT and OT networks naturally exposes critical devices and processes to new threats. Fortinet's Peter Newton outlines how NAC and segmentation can help sure IIoT.
Using IoT in the supply chain can not only help monitor the production of fresh food, explains CalAmp's Paul Washicko, but it can provide visibility on the food's entire journey from farm to table.
With smartphones, nearly ubiquitous wireless connectivity, digital tech and IoT sensors, the promise of just-in-time customer engagement is becoming a reality. Tata Consultancy Services' Seeta ...
Texas Instrument's Adrian Fernandez explains what is happening in the industry that is enabling the rapid iteration and prototyping of embedded hardware products.
Industrial and mobile robotics are fueling today's factories with automation. Persistent Systems' Sachin Kurlekar explores how autonomous mobile robots, or AMRs, are emerging to tackle new tasks ...
A smart city is more than just connected infrastructure. Infor's Guy Courtin discusses how using digital to reduce friction and inefficiencies will make truly smart cities a reality.
While voice assistants can act on demands, they have no insight into a home's condition or ability to respond to them without smarts. Silicon Labs' Raoul Wijgergangs explores how IoT can create a ...
Using IoT technology, Q-Free's Smart Parking system is helping drivers find parking spots faster, bringing the vision of a smart city to life. Silicon Labs' Alex Koepsel discusses.
To tap into the full potential of IIoT, manufacturers must separate propaganda from reality. Read on as Saviant Consulting's Yatish Patil identifies five IoT myths and reveals the true facts.
By offering value-add services, such as business consulting, systems integration, analytics and security, it's possible for operators to dramatically increase their stake in IoT. Netscout's Ron ...
Despite the touted benefits of IoT for mobile operators, few are reaping them. Openwave Mobility's Aman Brar offers three areas mobile operators should hone in on to successfully monetize IoT.
Sage's Klaus-Michael Vogelberg offers some guiding principles to help create accessible enterprise IoT technologies that place a premium on ethics and inclusion.
Venues across the world are adopting IoT technologies to become smart spaces. This, says Venuetize's Nimish Shrivastava, will help drive new revenue streams and commerce models.
The 'X as a service' trend, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood, is helping differentiate MVNOs as they launch and maintain value-added services in the IoT world.
Splunk's Erick Dean explains that while the benefits of IT/OT convergence are clear, it's no easy undertaking. Read on to learn four steps to success.
Predictive analytics is key for manufacturers to gain full visibility and control of manufacturing processes. And as Progress's Ruban Phukan explains, cognitive-first technology can make the day of ...
The 'secure by design' concept is a great idea in theory, but without automatic updates, IoT security will always be an issue. Minim's Alec Rooney discusses.
Comparing long-time IT companies to dinosaurs, OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto explains why they must adapt, or they face extinction because of the metaphorical IoT, AI or blockchain meteorites.
Most professional services organizations are stuck in the earliest stages of adopting IoT. MOBI's Josh Garrett explains why this industry is challenged by IoT.
IMS Evolve's Jason Kay explains that while a priority for IoT is creating more efficient processes, ultimately those efficiencies should also address issues that are key to the customer experience.
Linking IoT and transactional data is the gateway to digital transformation, despite the complexities involved. Oracle NetSuite's David Gustovich outlines why integrating IoT and ERP is a win for ...
Creating a new digital ecosystem; bringing GS1 Digital Link to consumer product brands at mass scale; every product can now be #BornDigital. EVRYTHNG's Niall Murphy discusses.
There are a number of factors developers must consider when choosing the right connectivity for their massive IoT or critical IoT use case. Twilio's Chetan Chaudhary explains.
MobileIron's Ojas Rege discusses the three types of IoT for work and explores the benefits, challenges and best practices to making IoT a reality in your enterprise.
Facial recognition from security camera images and videos is used to identify people, but it can be biased and cause privacy concerns. IoTDisruptions.com's Sudha Jamthe discusses.
Internet of things enterprise adoption has gathered steam. But AI-enabled IoT is poised to give connected devices contextualized, actionable intelligence
A digital twin is only as good as the data it is built on and collects. And as Schneider Electric's Andrew Bennett explains, if the systems involved are proprietary and don't integrate, the amount ...
Taking down connected infrastructure can be devastating. Deepak Puri outlines why connected infrastructure is a target and discusses why cyberdefenses needs to be strengthened.
Battery life can make or break an IoT device. Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni outlines four tips to help product makers ensure their devices have a long battery life.
The strategies, key players and narratives around consumer IoT keep shifting as companies vie to keep up with shifting technological advancements and customer expectations. Kaleido Insights' ...
Adding IoT-enabled technologies into buildings not only transforms spaces and optimized efficiency, it also affects and organization's biggest asset: its people. Honeywell's Himanshu Khurana explains.
To achieve a bidirectional data conversation with business and the edge, new architectural patterns need to be adopted for IoT. HarperDB's Stephen Goldberg discusses the benefits of HTAP for ...
Thanks to the changing nature of car ownership and rapid growth of IoT, says Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick, driving will be reshaped in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago.
The internet of things is having a major impact on public transportation. BairesDev's Nacho De Marco outlines how deploying IoT can benefit cities and riders alike.
From video doorbells and digital assistants to robotic floor cleaners and smart thermostats, IoT devices have infiltrated our lives. Next stop? Healthcare. A recent study by Allied Market Research ...
Artificial intelligence can help service providers anticipate what customers need and want before the customer even knows. Sisense's Guy Levy-Yurista examines how AI will offer high-value service.
The financial services industry has been slow to adopt IoT. MOBI's Josh Garret outlines why more organizations are uncovering value with these advanced mobile technology systems.
Achieving IoT-connected smart city status is ultimately up to the telecom industry, local governments and public sector industries. Hortonworks' Sanjay Kumar discusses.
This is the first of a five-part blog series. So, one of my New Year's resolutions was to blog more, but to date I've been blogging about as much as exercising. That said, as my IoT strategy and ...
The internet of things has advanced technology in many global industries, but one sector in particular is especially benefitting: IoT in healthcare. BairesDev's Nacho De Marco discusses.
Vaccines and other medications must meet stringent temperature, light, humidity and handling requirements. CalAmp's Paul Washicko explains what role IoT can play to ensure compliance.
Developing and deploying IoT products that consumers will pay for requires hard work. And as Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni explains, that work starts with building an IoT business plan ...
To achieve value in industrial-connected systems, says Bright Wolf's James Branigan, it is critical to understand the various actors in the value delivery chain, as well as their requirements, ...
Considering how far technology has come in a short time, one might consider when computing will become ambient and span virtual siloes. Aricent's Ben Pietrabella explains.
Wire bonding is a critical component of IoT printed circuit boards. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains why, offering advice to find the best EMS provider for your IoT PCB project.
As the amount of data generated by IIoT devices climbs and new technologies continue to roll out, says VoltDB's Madhup Mishra, the importance of real-time analytics only grows.
An industry as time- and cost-sensitive as fresh food requires proper data collection and analysis to ensure safety and quality. Zest Labs' Peter Mehring explains how IoT fits in the equation.
Traditional plants need to adopt new technologies to embrace digital transformation and its value. SparkCognition's Stuart Gillen outlines how artificial intelligence fits into the connected plant ...
James Turino of Drake Star Partners provides an update of the IoT sector mergers and acquisitions in 2018, as well as a private placement update.
As we all know, the increasing sophistication of our workplaces has also created more opportunities for chaos. Crestron's Daniel Jackson explains how the internet of things and cloud computing can ...
Data can only transform your business when it's freed from silos and integrated across the value chain. Tata Consultancy Services' Regu Ayyaswamy outlines how a connected digital enterprise can help.
Have you ever thought about making money with IoT, AI or blockchain? What about if you combine all three in a new business model? OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto discusses.
NFC is the ultimate consumer IoT-enabler, creating near-term opportunities in wearables and public transport. The NFC Forum's Paula Hunter elaborates.
We're in the beginning phase of the next iteration of smart cities: Smart City 3.0. And as Ciena's Daniele Loffreda explains, proving ROI, creating alliances and focusing on the backbone (the ...
Continuous learning systems are now attainable for a range of industrial IoT use cases thanks to in-memory HTAP computing. GridGain's Nikita Ivanov discusses.
By 2025, automated cars will create a $25 billion industry. However, to be successful, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, carriers must maintain a diverse network and work closely with auto manufacturers.
As AI goes from a "nice to have" to a "need to have," it's also evolving in terms of complexity. Implementing AI isn't one-size-fits-all, as Progress's Mark Troester explains.
The IoT market is expanding, showing no sign of stopping. Flutura's Rick Harlow crunches the numbers and explains how to get your piece of the pie.
What organizational changes and new value-chains will allow industrial firms to package and monetize IoT data successfully? More With Mobile's Ken Figueredo discusses.
Connected produce means you finally know when that avocado is ready to be eaten. Infor's Guy Courtin offers the benefits of a connected grocery store.
In today's technology-driven world, data is the new oil. However, to make technology successful in the auto industry, says Gemalto's Kate Migon, connectivity and security are key.
Without net neutrality, ISPs and telecom companies can prioritize services according to customer needs. One industry likely to feel the effect of this, explains NCP engineering's Julian Weinberger, ...
Will IoT events disappear? Sure. It doesn't matter if is in two or three years, but IoT-only events will not make sense, says OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto.
With the help of data scientists, the air transportation industry will evolve in the coming years. NYC Data Science Academy's Vivian Zhang explains how big data and IoT will improve travel for ...
Making legacy, often proprietary, systems smart isn't as easy as 1, 2, 3. Interoperability and teamwork are key to making Industry 4.0 a reality, says oneM2M's Chris Meering.
Fog computing is emerging as critical to processing IoT data at the edge. But is it for your organization? Yenlo's Ruben van der Zwan discusses a use case of fog computing and how it could affect ...
While the specifics of an IoT policy will vary between industries and organizations, this framework from the Midwest IoT Council should provide a solid starting point. ITA's Julia Kanouse discusses.
To fully realize the benefits of industrial IoT, we will need a protocol around how devices talk to one another. NS1's Carl Levine explains why DNS might be just the thing to fill the gap.
Just as industrial IoT has changed how industrial organizations operate, says Stratus' Jason Andersen, so too must it change how those organizations protect the data IIoT generates.
Digital tools are helping physical makers expand their horizons, allowing them to take their trade or hobby to the next level. Arrow Electronics' Zach Wendt discusses three such tools.
The security threats toward manufacturing have only been exacerbated with the proliferation of IoT and BYOD. Momenta Partners' Ed Maguire offers tips to help stay safe in smart manufacturing.
One of the oldest occupations in the history of mankind is getting a massive makeover filled with efficiencies thanks to the internet of things. Vodafone's Ludovico Fassati discusses the benefits ...
The ability to predict the future is powerful knowledge for any business. Bsquare's Dave McCarthy discusses three predictive capabilities to consider, as well as tips for getting started.
With environmental protection a priority in oil and gas, enterprises need to embrace evolving technologies. Hortonworks' Kenneth Smith explains how IoT fits in.